St John Baptist de la Salle

St John Baptist de la Salle

John Baptist de la Salle (1651-1719).  Born at Rheims in France, as a priest, he devoted himself mainly to the education of children and founding schools for the poor.  Formed the Congregation which still bears his name today (De La Salle Brothers).

Picture: Official portrait of St. John Baptist de La Salle by Pierre Leger.

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